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Best Shoe making Tips 2017

When you thinking about shoemaking you think about big things and big problems that you may encounter, like how to last properly, what type of leather to use, how to skive, etc.But when you will dive into this wonderful craft you will realize that shoemaking is much more than that.There are much more details that […]

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Different Types of Shoe Last Opening| Part 2

Different types of shoe last

Different types of shoe last openingIn the previous post I talked with you about components of shoe lasts and their function.  Among the components that I listed was a link hinge. Now in this post we will talk about this link hinge or about different types of shoe last opening. I also will answer on […]

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Why Flat Ballet Shoes Is Your Starting Point in Shoemaking

flat ballet shoes in shoemaking

How to start  learning shoemaking I discussed several times on this blog about the basic set of shoemaking tools that you need (as a beginner)to have to get started learning shoemaking. We also mentioned alternative tools  Like Dremel drill that can replace many professional shoemaking tools. This will help you to get started without collecting […]

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What You Have Been Missing Out In Shoemaking ?


You know that shoemaking is all about details. In each step of shoemaking there are certain steps and techniques that you need to follow. But I guarantee that after every pair that you will make you will get better and better. That is a general view of shoemaking learning, but ask yourself, what is one […]

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Foot measurement. Order the right shoe last !


Foot measurement and more important correct foot measurement is necessary to order the right shoe last to make your shoes. Recently I was asked again on facebook what is the correct foot measurement for shoe last. As I was asked this question repeatedly I thought it will be a good idea to write a post […]

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